Nook by name, nook by nature. A snug retreat on the edge of Dartmoor, within reach of the sea with an open plan living, kitchen, dining area overlooked by the galleried mezzanine bedroom. There is also a downstairs shower room. Maximum use has been made of the small space occupied by The Nook.
There is also a small enclosed garden a short walk from the apartment for use by guests. This is a lovely little spot for relaxing with a glass of wine or enjoying a barbecue in the sunshine.
The Nook is the prefect base for walking, climbing, golf (on the Wrangaton Golf course next door), equestrian activities, lounging on the beach or visiting local attractions in Dartmoor, Plymouth, Totnes or the English Riviera.
Moorhaven, is a unique development of properties converted from a in a former Victorian hospital building. The Nook is a cosy bolt hole for exploring the beautiful Devonshire countryside. The moor can be directly accessed on foot from the village and a short walk will lead you up onto the moor for spectacular views across the South Hams to the sea in one direction and Dartmoor in the other.
Please note, the kitchenette contains a microwave with grill and an induction hotplate, but due to fire regulations in such a small space, it is not possible to install a cooker.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Bigbury-on-Sea 20 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||4 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Exeter 56 km, Nearest railway: Ivybridge 3 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared garden, BBQ|
Dartmoor can be accessed directly from Moorhaven. Dartmoor is great for walking, climbing, riding and geocaching. The top of the Ugborough Beacon can be reached in less than an hour by most. From the top you can look North over Dartmoor and in the other direction, across the South Hams to the sea. It is possible to walk across to the Western Beacon from here and explore quarries and evidence of the mining common in the area in years gone by. Alternatively there is a parking area 5 minutes from The Nook that can be used as a base for picnicking on the Western Beacon.
?For those of you who enjoy a stroll and ice-cream on the beach, Bigbury-on-Sea and Burgh Island are just 12 miles away. Burgh Island can be walked to over a sand bank causeway at low tide. A hydraulic sea tractor that will drive you across for £2 if you mistime the tides. The island is home to The Pilchard Inn, a pub that has been serving fishermen and locals for over 700 years and the Burgh Island Hotel, a striking art deco building that was once made a home from home by Agatha Christe and Noel Coward to name just two of its notable guests.
The English Riviera is also a short drive away. On the way stop off in Dartington home to Dartington Crystal, Dartington Cider Press and Dartington Hall, a National Trust property. Next you will pass through Totnes, where you can visit a castle as well as numerous quirky shops and cafés including Totnes Cats Café where you can stroke a cat whilst enjoying tea and cake. If you have any time remaining you will reach Torquay and Paignton. There is plenty for the kids here, with Paignton Zoo, The Living Coasts museum, Bygones museum, Kent's Cavern to name a few of the attractions.
Ivybridge is just over a mile away. A picturesque village straddling the Erm. Take a walk along the banks of the river or enjoy a coffee over looking it. There are regular markets championing local produce and crafts, a leisure centre, library and a number of pubs and take aways.
South Brent is a few miles in the opposite direction and there are a couple of nice pubs, cafés and shops.
Cheston Farm Equestrian Centre is 1 1/2 miles away. Holiday livery is available, as are riding lessons.
Wrangaton Golf Course is 5 minutes away for keen golfers.